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Pragmatism

  • 100 Years of Pragmatismby John J. Stuhr

    Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 21.20

    William James claimed that his Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking would prove triumphant and epoch-making. Today, after more than 100 years, how is pragmatism to be understood? What has been its cultural and philosophical impact? Is it a crucial resource for current problems and for... more...

  • Abductive Reasoningby Atocha Aliseda

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 152.84

    Abductive Reasoning: Logical Investigations into Discovery and Explanation is a much awaited original contribution to the study of abductive reasoning, providing logical foundations and a rich sample of pertinent applications. Divided into three parts on the conceptual framework, the logical foundations, and the applications, this monograph takes... more...

  • Action in Contextby Anton Leist

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 154.00

    The book illustrates the concept of action in three different contexts - the justification of actions, people's life history, and pragmatism. The special feature of this book is that a comprehensive view of this kind marks a departure from the atomistic approach of action theory, which in itself raises a number of questions. If actions are... more...

  • Actions, Products, and Thingsby Arkadiusz Chrudzimski; Dariusz Lukasiewicz

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 133.00

    The series is devoted to monographs and anthologies on Austrian philosophy (Bolzano, Brentano, Meinong and others) as well as on phenomenology and its history in general. Moreover, the series is open to a wide variety of different approaches in the philosophy of mind. more...

  • After Emersonby John T. Lysaker

    Indiana University Press 2017; US$ 27.99

    John T. Lysaker works between and weaves together questions and replies in philosophical psychology, Emerson studies, and ethics in this book of deep existential questioning. Each essay in this atypical, philosophical book employs recurring terms, phrases, and questions that characterize our contemporary age. Setting out from the idea of where we... more...

  • After Postmodernismby Jan Faye

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2011; US$ 95.14

    The philosophy of the humanistic sciences has been a blind-spot in analytic philosophy. This book argues that by adopting an appropriate pragmatic analysis of explanation and interpretation it is possible to show that scientific practice of humanistic sciences can be understood on similar lines to scientific practice of natural and social sciences. more...

  • After Postmodernismby Dr Jan Faye

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    The philosophy of the humanistic sciences has been a blind-spot in analytic philosophy. This book argues that by adopting an appropriate pragmatic analysis of explanation and interpretation it is possible to show that scientific practice of humanistic sciences can be understood on similar lines to scientific practice of natural and social sciences. more...

  • Alfred North Whiteheadby François Beets; Michel Dupuis; Michel Weber

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 133.00

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  • American Philosophyby John Kaag

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 18.20

    The epic wisdom contained in a lost library helps the author turn his life around John Kaag is a dispirited young philosopher at sea in his marriage and his career when he stumbles upon West Wind, a ruin of an estate in the hinterlands of New Hampshire that belonged to the eminent Harvard philosopher William Ernest Hocking. Hocking was one of the... more...

  • American Pragmatismby M. Gail Hamner

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 82.99

    Hamner seeks to discover what makes pragmatism uniquely American. She argues that the inextricably American character of pragmatism of such figures as C.S. Peirce and William James lies in its often understated affirmation of America as a uniquely religious country with a God-given mission and populated by God-fearing citizens. more...